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Posthumously released collection The Flame finds the music icon sharply critiquing a culture that disappointed him more

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The actor and Weinstein accuser seems perma-triggered in her angry memoir more

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Shealah Craighead/White House

The neo-conservative pundit's take down of the U.S. president has blind spots, but his book provides fascinating insight into government corruption more

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It's not surprising the anti-psychiatry critic's controversial views are all over her latest novel more

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Baron Wolman

Despite some important journalism, the iconic music mag was hopelessly apolitical early on and never shed its obnoxious sexism more

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The Jack Robinson Archive

The genius Canadian musician spews her anger, insecurities and bitterness in David Yaffe's can't-put-it-down biography more

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Author and journalist Nicholas Jennings offers a well-researched but conventional textbook account of the Canadian folk superstar's career more

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Jan Wong's Apron Strings will make you want to eat and Naben Ruthnum’s Curry will make you think more

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Randall Slavin

The author's 12th novel begins on the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration and ends as Donald Trump becomes the 2016 Republican presidential candidate more

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The Illegal is well told but fails to grab you more

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Worthy of this year's Trillium Prize win – beating out heavyweights Dionne Brand and Margaret Atwood more

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Andrew Pyper scores again more

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Tapping into our fears of memory loss and claustrophobia more

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